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2017 BMW i3 recall

BMW Recall : Excessive Neck Tension-Extension Force/FMVSS 208

2017 BMW i3

During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.

Air Bags — Frontal

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Actions
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the Driver air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.
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Date Announced
NOV 16, 2017
Vehicles Affected
32,000
NHTSA Campaign #
17V720000
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